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Author David Mitchell Discusses Language, Autism, And Mortality

OPB | Oct. 13, 2014

MONDAY: David Mitchell discusses his work, his writing influences, parenting a child who has autism, growing up with a stammer, and the spiritual themes that inform his work.

Oregon Insurance Commissioner Discusses Health Coverage

OPB | Aug. 20, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Laura Cali, Oregon's Insurance Commissioner, about last week's ruling on autism treatment, new rates for individual health plans, and more.

Exploring The Impact Of A Ruling On Autism Treatment

OPB | Aug. 14, 2014

THURSDAY: This week a court ruled that denying a popular but expensive autism treatment violates state and federal law.

Insurance Coverage for Autism

OPB | June 21, 2012

Applied behavior analysis — a treatment for people with autism — will now be covered by health insurance plans for City of Portland employees and their families.

Autism Diagnosis

OPB | April 30, 2012

We will discuss the details of the new definition of autism and what people might expect from the changes.

Medical Treatment for Autism

OPB | Nov. 28, 2011

What are the options for treating children with autism in Oregon?

No More Asperger's?

OPB | Feb. 17, 2010

Should Asperger's syndrome be diagnosed separately from autism?

Animal Assistance

OPB | Jan. 14, 2010

What is the difference between therapy dogs and service dogs and how does this affect where they are allowed to go?

Report Cards For Special Education

OPB | April 07, 2008

What's working -- and what isn't -- with Oregon's special education system?

Autism in Oregon

OPB | Feb. 01, 2008

With the highest rate of diagnosis in the country, are we also setting a standard for care?